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I had a procedure done at 10:30 this morning called a nerve root injection lumbar. I was given propofol, omnipaque,,celestone, and marcaine. I’ve had this done before with no side effects. Today I was very sleepy, unsteady on my feet,some dizziness, very weak. For the past hour I’ve been sweating, a feel like I’m havin heart palpitations. I took my bp and it was 160/101 and pulse 103. I take no med. and my bp is usually good. I don’t know if I should be concerned enough to go to er

Doctor's Assistant: Do you know if your family has a history of heart disease? In general, how would you describe your health lately?

Mother father and 2 sisters died of heart attacks

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Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 7 months ago
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Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 7 months ago

It is probably a reaction to the steroid in the shot

they likely used a different steroid this time

you definitely need checked though with that blood pressure and pulse

I would go to ER

I'm sorry this is happening to you

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